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Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is awfully good, the drinks are plentiful, and the site is stunning. If only they sweated a few details, this would be an ideal vacation spot. The staff couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful. In particular, we were helped by Aaron and...More

1  Thank j0hnbraun
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent experience at Secrets Papagayo. The staff, accommodations, food and entertainment were all superb. The excursion we took with Amstar to the Arenal Volcano Hotsprings and Rainforest Walk Tour was excellent due to our awesome guide Kris Kniland. He taught us so much and made...More

3  Thank Trish L
Response from Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A.Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa RicaResponded yesterday

Dear Trish L, Greetings from the paradise! I am happy to read that you had a great time and particularly we met and exceeded your expectations during your vacations at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica. All of us at Secrets are passionate about hospitality and we...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Secrets Papagayo was the most beautiful resort that I’ve been to! My experience was amazing and I wish I could have stayed longer. The only thing that I wasn’t the biggest fan of was the insects and animals- but that is not the resorts fault!...More

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Response from Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A.Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa RicaResponded yesterday

Dear CDD124, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at SecretsPapagayo with the tripadvisor travelers. We are happy to know your vacation was a success! I will let the staff know that they contributed to your one-of-a-kind experience....More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Secrets Papagayo was the most beautiful resort I have ever been to. The food was absolutely amazing, so many varieties with such great service. They have themed dinners on the beach, no reservations required and barely any wait. The fish and sushi are fresh, the...More

2  Thank misslindsaybsd
Response from Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A.Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa RicaResponded yesterday

Dear misslindsaybsd, Greetings from the paradise! Thank you so much for your compliments. We truly appreciate your words and are proud you have had a Pura Vida experience at Secrets Papagayo from start to finish! We can’t wait to see you again soon. Sincerely, Marcela...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We thought the food and beverage service was pretty good for the most part. The activities are abundant so you hang out at the beach and relax or you can spend the day Zip Lining ! We all throughly enjoyed our stay at Secrets .More

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Response from Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A.Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa RicaResponded yesterday

Dear diamondgirl721, Greetings from sunny Costa Rica! It is a pleasure to read through such a detailed overview of your visit to Secrets Papagayo. We sincerely appreciate the time invested on writing this review. Your comments will serve as an inspiration to our team to...More

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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
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Dry Cleaning
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US$343 - US$945 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$343 - US$945 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Erica G | Reviewed this property |
I bought DEET insect repellent from Amazon "Repell 100" for About $7. I never had any issues with mosquitoes at Secrets or anyplace else we visited. We spent much of our time hiking and in the rainforest and I was fine. I... More
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Amanda D
8 January 2018|
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Response from Ramin D | Reviewed this property |
That's the challenge with this and many oceanfront resorts in the Guanacaste region. Visiting volcanos and the "wet" rainforests (which are high up in the mountains in central Costa Rica) take up a whole day. There are... More
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Lisegirl
4 January 2018|
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Response from Ramin D | Reviewed this property |
Yes to your questions. Depending on how long you're staying, take one of the early morning OR "sunset" hikes early in your stay. If you find this inadequate, then it is very easy to book a reasonably priced half-day or... More
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